NATO vows to aid Ukraine ‘for as long as it takes’

NATO vows to aid Ukraine ‘for as long as it takes’

  • Alliance’s Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg urges countries that want to, either individually or in groups, to keep providing air defense systems and other weapons to Ukraine
By AP ·

US official urges ‘de-escalation’ as Turkiye strikes Syria

US official urges ‘de-escalation’ as Turkiye strikes Syria

  • Turkiye this week launched a wave of airstrikes on suspected Kurdish rebels hiding in neighboring Syria and Iraq
  • The developments are “unacceptably dangerous and we are deeply concerned,” said Granger
By AP ·

Palestinians alarmed as Israeli far-right’s Ben-Gvir to become police minister

Palestinians alarmed as Israeli far-right’s Ben-Gvir to become police minister

  • The agreement does not account for a full and final new government in Israel
By Mohammed Najib ·

Huge COVID-19 protests erupt in China’s Xinjiang after deadly fire

Huge COVID-19 protests erupt in China’s Xinjiang after deadly fire

  • China has put the vast Xinjiang region under some of the country’s longest lockdowns
  • Urumqi protests followed a fire in a high-rise building there that killed 10 on Thursday night
By Reuters ·

This file combination photo shows Elon Musk (L) listening to US President Donald Trump at the White House in Washington. (AFP)

Elon Musk says Twitter’s ban on Trump after Capitol attack was ‘grave mistake’

  • Twitter said it permanently suspended him because of the risk of further incitement of violence following the storming of the Capitol
By Reuters ·

This file combination photo shows Elon Musk (L) listening to US President Donald Trump at the White House in Washington. (AFP)

Elon Musk says Twitter’s ban on Trump after Capitol attack was ‘grave mistake’

  • Twitter said it permanently suspended him because of the risk of further incitement of violence following the storming of the Capitol
By Reuters ·

Sluggish England frustrated in US stalemate

Sluggish England frustrated in US stalemate

  • Southgate's men would have been guaranteed to advance from Group B with a victory in their second game
  • Having thrashed Iran 6-2 on Monday, England lacked the urgency they showed in their opening game and were booed off at full-time
By AFP ·